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The Last Word: Amy Winehouse and Sade Pose Nude Michelle Williams Turns Dance and The Marley Movie Features No Marley Music?

What’s good smart world? Once again another week has gone by as we head toward the weekend with thoughts of Chris Webber announcing his NBA retirement while dealing with a knee injury and Barack Obama being a distant cousin of Brad Pitt and George W. Bush.Meanwhile his presidential rival Hillary Clinton, a distant cousin of… Read more »

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The Roots Headlining Earth Day 2008

Hip-Hop band The Roots are among the headliners of eight simultaneous, free Earth Day 2008 concerts organizers have announced.   On Sunday, April 20, The Roots along with Ricky Skaggs, The Neville Brothers, Los Lonely Boys and Mickey Hart from The Grateful Dead, are headlining free concerts in Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco,… Read more »

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Hip-Hop Rumors: T.I. Preaches At Church!? Polow’s Big Man-Hug! A Relative Disses The S**t Outta Juvenile!

DISCLAIMER:   All content within this section is pure rumor and generally have no factual info outside of what the streets have whispered in our ear. Read on.   YESTERDAY’S RUMORS! Hip-Hop Rumors: Suge Knight’s Reality Show Disses G-Unit & Snoop! Al Sharpton Owns Fox News Host! Hip-Hop Rumors: 50 Jokes Fat Joe-Again! Gloria Velez… Read more »

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Ladies First: Good Sports!

[Photo: Serena Williams]In the world of professional sports, the accomplishments of women are often overlooked.   I’m sure that if you were to approach a random basketball fan in a sports bar somewhere and ask him about Michael Jordan, he’d be able to give you a full biography: career stats, personal life, and accomplishments in the… Read more »

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ELECTION ’08: Archie Bunker Edition

This week was the low point (so far) in this year’s primary season, as charges and reverse charges of racism we made by each of the Democratic contenders for the presidential nomination. Things that were thought buried were excavated, and things that were thought dead crept from their graves like a George Romero movie. As… Read more »

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Three 6 Mafia Launching Strip Club Tour

Memphis, Tennessee rap group Three 6 Mafia has launched a strip club tour to promote their latest single “I’d Rather,” from their upcoming album Last 2 Walk.   The group will make 20 stops in the south and mid-west during the tour, which kicks off on March 17 in the group’s home state of Tennessee and… Read more »

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The Beat Melee Battle #6

The battle rages on. Last week we had a head to head match up with Assassin the Chief and Furious Styles. Most of the comments gave props to Furious’ originality but the vote tally went to Assassin the Chief for being what people would want to hear. Both producers deserve props for those banging tracks. … Read more »

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THE DAY REPORT: How To Put Out Your Own Music

For most of the 16 years of Rap Coalition’s existence, we have assisted artists and indie labels with putting out their own records and negotiating major distribution deals for those who’ve done so successfully. In that time we’ve seen many artists come, and we’ve seen even more artists go. We’ve watched artists sell 60,000 units… Read more »

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